English version


From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishakina‧kin /əˈkɪn/ adjective formal   akin to something
Examples from the Corpus
akinIt is therefore in many ways more akin to an art rather than a science.Nevertheless, in terms of the rights which attach, redeemable preference shares are more akin to debt than shares.The staff relaxed, until the building started expanding and contracting - an effect they described as akin to heavy breathing.To be enjoying the war was very wrong, but her new-found feeling of achievement was akin to joy.The relationship between each group and management was akin to that of contractor and client.Keeping a steady blaze is akin to the way in which women generate and maintain emotional energy.Yet it is clear that something akin to what Kazantzakis depicts must have occurred in actuality.
Pictures of the day
What are these?
Click on the pictures to check.